Definition of turbojet
1 : an airplane powered by turbojet engines
2 : turbojet engine
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The 18-foot missile has a single turbojet engine that propels it to 550 miles an hour against targets up to 900 miles away.
F-14s were equipped with two huge General Electric F110 afterburning turbofan engines, while the older F-4s had two General Electric J79 turbojets.
The 20,000-pound turbojet that GE is testing at its proving ground in Ohio draws air faster, at greater volume, and with superior efficiency than the former top dog, the GE90-115B.
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TURBOJET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turbojet for English Language Learners
: an airplane that has a turbojet engine
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